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PUBLIC WORKS JOB OPPORTUNITIES

 

GROUNDS MAINTENANCE SPECIALIST

 

$24.00 to 27.00/hr DOQ/E - Looking for a positive, highly self-motivated team player who can work solo and assist with running and training of temporary crews as required for operations.  This position will be in charge of the City and Borough of Sitka’s landscaped spaces and athletic facilities including maintenance activities as well as special projects with the goal of maintaining a clean, safe and beautiful environment in the City’s common areas.  As seasonal responsibilities allow, this position also addresses deferred maintenance projects. Responsibilities of this position also include setting up athletic fields for user groups throughout the season.

 

This person will work closely with the Building and Grounds Maintenance Team to support City operations and may take on other duties within the public works department as assigned. The principal duties of this class are performed in an outdoor environment that will involve adverse weather conditions and related hazards. 

 

Acceptable experience and training requires graduation from high school or possession of a GED; and Considerable groundskeeping experience, preferably with some supervisory role; or Any equivalent combination of experience, education and training which provides the knowledge, skills and abilities necessary to perform the work.

 

Required special qualifications include possession of a valid Alaska Commercial Driver’s license (CDL) Class B or ability to obtain CDL within 6 months and ability to obtain first aid and CPR certifications within 6 months.

 

Application and job description links below. Email hr@cityofsitka.org or call 747-1816 for more information.  Application deadline October 24, 2019.

 

Job Description

Employment Application

 

 

ADMINISTRATION/DEPARTMENT HEAD POSITIONS

 

LIBRARY DIRECTOR - Job and Location Information 2019

Sitka Public Library seeks dynamic and experienced Library Director.  Work is performed under the general supervision of the Municipal Administrator with monthly reports to the Library Commission, a seven-member citizen body appointed by the Municipal Assembly.  The Library Director is a member of the City’s Leadership Team and serves as an ex officio member of the Library Commission.  Salary $62,878+ DOE/Q.

 

Click on the above link to find out more about the job and Sitka, Alaska.  Complete job description and applications are located at the below links. 

 

Return completed applications, resumes and cover letters to Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka AK 99835, email hr@cityofsitka.org or fax (907) 747-1846 by November 1, 2019.   EOE 

 

Job Description

Employment Application

 

 

ELECTRIC UTILITY DIRECTOR - Job and Location Information 2019

 

Supervise and coordinate activities of power generation, transmission and distribution for the City and Borough of Sitka. 36 MW hydroelectric, 27 MW diesel generation, 24.5 MW peak load; 69 kV transmission; distribution to pop. 9000, 3 major seafood freezer plants, major hydro expansion completed December 2014.   Direct supervision is exercised over the work of all Electric Utility Department employees including FT staff of 30+, 25-member IBEW unit. Leadership, long-range vision, FERC licensing experience desired.  The work is performed under the direct supervision of the Administrator but extensive leeway is granted for the exercise of independent judgment and initiative.  Performs duties of other employees in the Electric Department as required or assigned by supervisory personnel. Maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, Assembly members, contractors, consultants, other utilities, State and Federal representatives and the public. The principal duties of this class are performed in a general office environment however work may be performed in an outdoor environment which may involve adverse weather conditions and related hazards in which the employee is subject to potential personal danger.  Annual Salary 127,233+ DOE/Q

 

Click on the above link to find out more about the job and Sitka, Alaska.  Complete job description and applications are located at the below links. 

 

Return completed applications, resumes and cover letters to Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka AK 99835, email hr@cityofsitka.org or fax (907) 747-1846 by November 7, 2019.   Open until filled.  EOE 

 

Job Description

Employment Application

 

 

 

PLANNING DIRECTOR

Plans, organizes and directs the overall planning, economic development, zoning, community development, land management and related functions within the City and Borough.  Supervise and perform short- and long-range planning, economic research and development, land development and management, zoning review, community development and state and federal grant functions in accordance with assigned responsibilities.  Direct supervision of Planner I.  Establish and maintain effective working relationships with other Department and City employees, State and Federal officials and the public.  Principal duties performed in both a general office environment and at various fieldwork sites.  Annual salary $86,132.80+ DOQ/E.

 

Application and complet job description available at links below.  Contact hr@cityofsitka.org or (907) 747-1816 with any questions.  Open Until Filled.  EOE. 

 

Job Description

Employment Application

 

 
 
SITKA POLICE DEPARTMENT POSITIONS – Open Until Filled – EOE; DOE
 

Establishing hiring lists for the positions below.  Benefits include, but not limited to, 100% employer-paid health benefits (medical, dental and vision) for employee and family; retirement systems through Public Employees Retirement System (PERS) and Empower; 11 paid holidays; annual leave; employer-paid uniforms (excluding boots) and property required for positions. 

 

All positions require ability to maintain confidentiality of information; ability to learn access procedures and use of a variety of databases; ability to deal effectively with persons of varied backgrounds and deal effectively with high stress situations.  Mandatory shifts to include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, both scheduled and emergency.  H/S diploma or GED; Dispatch and Jailer must be at least 18 years of age; Police officers minimum 21 years of age.  Testing and background checks included in selection process.

 

Return all applications by mail, fax or email to Human Resources, 100 Lincoln Street, Sitka AK 99835; fax (907) 747-1846; email hr@cityofsitka.org. Call (907) 747-1816 with any questions. 

 

DISPATCH AND RECORDS CLERK

Perform a variety of routine clerical, administrative, and technical work in receiving and dispatching routine and emergency information.  Knowledge of or ability to learn office practices and procedures and the use of office equipment and multi-line telephone system and multi-channel two-way radio. Knowledge of or ability to learn procedures and precedents for collecting, summarizing, and relating data which is highly confidential and/or sensitive. Work hours are 12 hour shifts in a 3/2 rotation (allows for two 3-day weekends each month).

 

Ability to type 35 WPM.  On-site view of job specifications encouraged and can be scheduled by contacting Lyn at 747-3245. 

 

Dispatcher Application

Job Description

 

 

POLICE OFFICERS

 Preference given to applicants with current certification as police officer.  Mandatory 12-hour shift work include nights, weekends, holidays and overtime, both scheduled and emergency with 4 days on/3 days off, 3 days on/4 days off.  Must meet minimum standards of Alaska Police Standards Council for Police Officers. 

 

Police Officer Job Description

F-3 Application Form for Police Officers

 

 

 

For all positions, send or fax completed single page applications (please do not submit applications copied front and back), resumes and references to:

The City and Borough of Sitka
Attn: Human Resources
100 Lincoln Street
Sitka, AK 99835
Human Resources: (907) 747-1816 Fax: (907) 747-1846
Email hr@cityofsitka.org with any questions.

The City and Borough of Sitka is an Equal Opportunity Employer

 

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